12:00 – hector casanova to discuss goals and challenges of "ecosarc" [ecological sustainability and resiliency committee] kcai faculty committee.
class discussion and/or think time as needed to determine an interest area to pursue.
do the readings for friday aug 31 and be ready with some provocations for your peers. great discussion last week – let's keep that up!
due wednesday sept 5 – research summary & problem / question statement
audience: seft hunter or hector casanova/ecosarc committee
purpose: demonstrate in visual and written form your interest in a specific problem space and a basic understanding of the local issue.
- tightly defined is better than loosely defined, but "tight" does not mean small; it means there is a clear focus. ideas that address systems-level issues can also be tightly defined.
- it's okay to say why you're interested in your issue, but focus the writing on the problem and not on you.
- in terms of summarizing research, use any and all info at your disposal. you basically want to show that you've already started to do your homework. it shows investment and energy for the project.
media: horizontal or vertical 8.5x11 printable pdf file. something emailable that they can read on screen easily or print out to share.
deliverable: email me a pdf before noon on wednesday sept 5. filename "lastname_firstname-problemStatement.pdf"